Global Challenge Lab 2021

July 14, 2021

July 22, 2021

8:00 AM To 3:30 PM

Online: BST (UK)


Event Description

The Global Challenge Lab is a brand-new virtual entrepreneurship programme run in partnership with Tsinghua University’s x-lab in Beijing.

Imperial Enterprise Lab and Tsinghua’s x-lab are working with seven global university partners to bring together hundreds of students and recent alumni to grow their international network, gain new skills and create new ideas that help achieve UN SDG 3: Good Health and Wellbeing. Students from all disciplinary backgrounds are encouraged to join – no technical skills are required!

You’re looking at a 10-day programme of core and optional workshops, guest speakers and mentoring to help you come up with and develop innovative ideas. At the end of the programme, the top 5 teams will have the opportunity to pitch their ideas and win a share of a £20K prize fund!

Challenge Tracks – You will have the opportunity to form an international team and innovate within one of the following tracks:

Mental Health & Non- Communicable Diseases

Women’s and Children’s Health

Communicable Diseases

Access to Healthcare

Key Dates:

Applications close on Friday 9 July at 23.59

The event will run from 14 – 23 July 2021

Events and workshops will run across multiple time zones and you don’t have to attend them all.

Content will be available after the live event, so if you find you can’t make it, you can watch back on demand so it doesn’t matter where you are in the world, you won’t miss out!

You must be a student or recent alumnus (graduated no earlier than 2018) of the following universities:

Imperial College London

Tsinghua University

Huawei Seeds for the Future Students

University of Queensland

London School of Economics and Political Science

Technical University of Munich

University of Toronto

Singapore University of Technology & Design

AIMS Cameroon

University of Ghana

Indian Institute of Technology Madras

University of São Paulo – Please contact your University international office to register for the Global Challenge Lab

More to be announced soon!

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The Imperial Enterprise lab supports the development of the next generation of innovators and entrepreneurs at Imperial College.

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